Andrew first awarded Challenge Certificates in Pekingese in 1977, judged his first Toy Group at Championship level in 1981 and became the UK's youngest All Breeds Championship Best in Show judge in 1988. He is the author of several specialist books including the much acclaimed THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO JUDGING DOGS and is a regular contributor to several canine periodicals such as DOG WORLD and YOUR DOG in the UK, DOG NEWS in the USA, DOG NEWS AUSTRALIA, HUNDSPORT in Sweden and THE SIGHTHOUND MAGAZINE. With Anne Rogers Clark he co-edited THE INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF DOGS. He is Consultant Editor of DOG WORLD, the UK's leading weekly specialist newspaper, in which Andrew has written a weekly column for 30 years. Andrew Brace has been approved by the Kennel Club to award CCs in more than 90 breeds across all the groups, and judges all Groups as well as Best in Show. Andrew has also judged extensively overseas.